Is Y a scalar wave equation?

1. Jan 27, 2010

pliu123123

Y=a+b

because Y,aa+Y,bb=0

2. Feb 6, 2010

torquil

That isn't the wave equation, that's the Laplace equation in two dimensions.

Your expression for Y is a solution if it is compatible with the boundary conditions. Boundary conditions must be specified for it to be a well-posed problem with a unique solution.

Torquil